UB 51

Acupuncture Point Theory

UB 51 Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "UB 51" , 肓門, is represented by "Huang Men" in pinyin and "Huang Gate" in english and may be found:

3 cun lateral to GV 5, level with L1.


Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Local Point.

While not necessarily valid clinically, EX Huatuojiaji at L1 (L1 innervates and influences the adrenal gland, t…) and UB 22 (As Triple Heater Shu this point effects condition…) are nearby.

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